Guided tour

Musée d’Orsay: Tour

Musée d’Orsay: Tour

From US$ 61.14 per person

Take a guided tour of the world’s most complete collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art and don't miss the world-famous masterpieces by famous artists. Learn about artists Manet, Renoir, Van Gogh, and more while also listening to the narratives behind the works and discussions surrounding French society at the time.

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English, French
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  • Listen to an expert guide who will bring the artists and their paintings to life
  • Follow a carefully planned itinerary that covers the collection's most important artwork
  • Admire the beautiful Beaux Arts building of the former rail station
  • Discover the world's largest collection of Impressionist art
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Like any first rate museum, the Musée D’Orsay can be overwhelming to visit alone. Take the stress out of journeying through the magnificent building and avoid missing out on the must-sees with this guided tour. Follow your guide and step into a world of color and light. The museum is home to some of the greatest, most recognizable works of art from the likes of Monet, Manet, Van Gogh, Cezanne and Renoir. Witness up close the swirling colors of the artistic revolution, as your expert guide explains not only the artworks, but the artists behind the frame, and the incredible changes that were also taking place in French society at the time.
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      Orsay Museum 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur 75007 Paris, France Meet in front of the Musée d'Orsay, by the rhinoceros statue.

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      What to bring

      • Passport or ID card
      • Comfortable shoes
      • Comfortable clothes

      Not allowed

      • Baby strollers
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Flash photography
      • Unaccompanied minors

      Know before you go

      • Some specific rooms inside the museum are subject to rules requiring quiet or a restricted right to speak inside
      • Some collections may vary throughout the year
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      Overall rating

      4.8 /5

      based on 204 reviews

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      I am so happy I chose to do a tour instead of roaming the museum myself. Liliya Goldenberg Was my tour guide and the way she lead us through the museum was perfect. She taught me so much about the rise of Impressionism and what the world was like when these artists came on the scene. She had so many great stories about the different artists that you don’t see on the plaques by the paintings. One was a theory that Van Gogh did not cut of his own ear. Want to hear the full story? You will have to take her tour. A+ I left knowing a lot more about Art History along with seeing these masters work in person.

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      October 29, 2021

      Our guide, Hervé, was phenomenal! His passion for art and history was infectious. Every museum we visited subsequently was a richer experience because of the knowledge he imbued. Simply fantastic! Do not hesitate to book this tour. We booked by chance, not knowing the tour company or seeing any reviews. We feel very lucky to have stumbled upon this tour.

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      July 4, 2021

      When we arrived from the metro it was raining. Our umbrellas served us well. We waited with others in sheltered areas until Wendy arrived at the scheduled time. What a perfect tour. She explained the highlights and concepts of impressionism art so well. We'll remember her tour forever. The tour was at 1015, we had lunch in the D'Orsay afterwards and spent the afternoon in the area. Perfect day. Thank you ! Don and Karen, Calgary, Canada

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      October 24, 2019

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